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Newly Renovated Main Library Downtown

I was invited to a sneak peek of the newly renovated Main Library and I couldn’t believe my eyes. It was sleek, beautiful, modern, open…just incredible. The space welcomes the community and will inspire readers, researchers and writers. The Columbus Metropolitan Main Library will open to the community on Saturday, June 25 at noon. There [...]

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Ohio Wildlife Center in Powell, OH

My kids, like most kids, love nature and wildlife. They are always picking up bugs, frogs, snakes – anything they can catch. Recently we were in Florida, and had to spend at least 20 minutes each day tracking little anoles in the bushes. So, when I saw the Ohio Wildlife Center was offering a family [...]

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Some Teacher Gift Ideas

Let’s discuss teacher gift ideas for the end of the year (or anytime, for that matter). I always struggle with gift ideas for people, so I decided I would give what I’d like to get. Teacher gifts are no different – especially since I am a teacher! The gift card is a great option, but [...]

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Depression in Teens

This post is by someone very dear to me: my sister-in-law. She has been through some devastating times that have occurred because of depression. She talks about how important it is to listen, truly listen to our children…because it could save their life. Parenting a teen can be difficult. How do you know what they [...]

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Cbusmom Spotlight: La Vanya Watkins

Ever meet someone and just know they do amazing things? That is the way I felt when I met La Vanya Watkins. La Vanya is a wife, mother, teacher, and helps run Tiger Mushroom Farms (her 7 year old son created it!). She is a mama who deserves the spotlight, so let’s go! Tell me [...]

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Columbus Youth Ballet Performs “The Nutcracker” at Lincoln Theater

Have you ever been to the Lincoln Theater? Maybe for PBJ & Jazz? If not, here’s your chance. The Columbus Youth Ballet is performing “The Nutcracker” the weekend of December 19th and 20th. Check out their press release below: COLUMBUS, Ohio – An annual holiday classic is celebrating its 20th Anniversary as Columbus Youth Ballet [...]

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SafeSplash Swim School

Kelly Braun had a great experience at SafeSplash swim school – check it out, especially if you are looking for swim lessons for winter! I think we can all agree that one life skill every parent wants to teach their child is swimming.  My husband and I both swam competitively growing up so having our [...]

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